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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Wheel change, position of anti-theft wheel bolts for steel wheels

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Running gear, axles, steering / Wheels, tyres, axle align / Wheels, tyres / Wheel change, position of anti-theft wheel bolts for steel wheels

  Caution
Adherence to position of anti-theft wheel bolts to tyre valve on steel wheels is vital.
   
Anti-theft wheel bolts may only be fitted on right or left -arrows- of valve -1- on steel wheels.
Secure installation of hub cap on steel wheel is only possible if anti-theft wheel bolts are installed in this position.
 

Wheel change, position of anti-theft wheel bolts for steel wheels

Torque settings for wheel bolts

Wheel bolt to wheel hub for all vehicles:
Specified torque: 120 Nm
–  Before fitting wheel, protect wheel centring seat against corrosion → Chapter.
Position of anti-theft wheel bolts for steel wheels → Chapter.
Install anti-theft wheel bolts using adapter set for wheel bolts.
Wheel change, wheel installation
–  Preserving wheel centring seat → Chapter. 1 -  When fitting the wheel, pull in all wheel bolts uniformly by ...

Pressing tyre off wheel rim
New wheels with a modified contour have been introduced for all vehicles as of model year 2005. The tyre fitting unit must be furnished with the tyre ...

Other materials:

Repairing suspension strut
Special tools and workshop equipment required Torque wrench -V.A.G 1332- Spring compressor -V.A.G 1752/1- Spring retainer -V.A.G 1752/4- Shock absorber set -T10001- Commercially available ratchet handle ...

Contact corrosion
Contact corrosion can occur if unsuitable fasteners (bolts, nuts, washers, etc.) are used. Therefore, only fastening elements with a special surface coating are installed in the vehicle. In addition, rubber and plastic p ...

Vibration, conducting a road test before balancing wheels
If a customer brings a vehicle to the workshop complaining about “vibration”, a road test is essential prior to balancing the wheels. This will give you information about the nature of the vibration. ...

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